think out

think out
verb
consider carefully and rationally (Freq. 2)
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Every detail has been thought out

Hypernyms: ↑plan, ↑be after
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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think out
1. To devise, project completely
2. To solve by a process of thought
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Main Entry:think

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ˌthink ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they think out he/she/it thinks out present participle thinking out past tense thought out past participle thought out] phrasal verb
to consider all the important facts in a situation before deciding or doing something

Think it out properly before you make a decision.

Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym
Main entry: think

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think out [phrasal verb]
think out (something) or think (something) out : to think about (something, such as a problem) for a period of time in an effort to find a solution, make a decision, etc.

He spent hours thinking out the solution to the physics problem.

I need time to think things out.

The details of the contract have been carefully thought out.

Your argument is well thought out.

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Main Entry:think

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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